About Dr. Sajjad Akhtar

Dr. Sajjad Akhtar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Astoria, NY. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center. He speaks English.

Dr. Akhtar has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sajjad Akhtar is Great. Dr. Sajjad Akhtar has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Sajjad Akhtar is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions CLEARVIEW OPHTHALMOLOGY
2519 35th St Ste Cf
Astoria, NY 11103

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Specialties

Dr. Sajjad Akhtar has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Sajjad Akhtar has the following 9 expertise

  • Lasik Surgery
  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam

Board Certifications

Dr. Sajjad Akhtar is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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great doctor and staff

The staff and doctor is great. From making an appointment to scheduling a follow up is so easy. The optical selection has great choices and the prices are very reasonable especially the brand named glasses and lenses.

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30 minutes
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Alissa

Dr. Akhtar is Great! He helped me understand my diagnosis and his staff is very friendly and helpful. Their optical selection is great! Sherry really helped me understand what progressive lens are and how to use them. My family is also patients of his.

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Sidra

this guy is amazing. He does surger and his staff are the best. I personally liked Tahira, the person who works at the front desk. He even has to locations.

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10.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Akhtar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Aga Khan Univ
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Sajjad Akhtar Accepts the Following Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire HMO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

CLEARVIEW OPHTHALMOLOGY, 2519 35th St Ste Cf, Astoria, NY
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